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starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> welcome back. the virginia governor's office is back in republican hands. bob mcdonnell easily beat creigh deeds with about 60% of the vote. republicans also won the lieutenant governor and attorney general's race is. the search continues in cleveland for more bodies at the home of a convicted rapist. anthony soul will be arraigned this morning. at least 10 bodies have been found in his home since last week. most of the women were strangled. more violence in afghanistan. five british soldiers were shot and killed yesterday. nato says the troops were at afghan police checkpoints when someone picked up a gun and started firing. >>> congress may fail to meet the year-end deadline for passing health care legislation. harry reid said we're not going to be bound by any time lines. officials say it could be next month before senate debate begins in earnest on that issue. >>> house republicans have some preliminary paperwork for health care bill of their own. th
should step in. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: "consumer reports" says the results of its bpa tests offer a snapshot of what consumers will find in the grocery store. and they say it is not a pretty picture. >> consumer cannot tell how much bpa may have gotten into the food in any canned food item that they pick up, and the story here is, you don't know, and you can't know. >> reporter: bpa is a chemical that has long been used in everything from baby bottles to the lining of canned goods. some studies have linked bpa exposure to reproductive problems and increased risk of cancer and diabetes. consumers union found the highest levels in canned goods, del monte green beans and progresso vegetable soup. >> one serving for a small child of those green beans could cause that child to ingest a dose close to the level that already causes harm in animal studies. >> reporter: the test even found the chemical in vital choice canned tuna, marketed as bpa free. the company says it is dismayed and is determined to find the source of the problem. paper products.ent story in no bpa in similac pow
an monopoly on making it. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: with so many children fighting the h1n1 virus the government has released its supply. >> good to have a stock file no child is not without medicine. it's hard to quantify the shortage. but they're only able to get one a month. >> they're taking the more powerful adult capsules and deleting them. >> it has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> why the shortage. roach bout the license to make it. sales quad drumled over the last year. roche said there's plenty of capsules for adults and children and it's confident it can continue to meet u.s. supply requirements what if roche falls short. >> the government can step in, pay the manufacturer for the use of monopoly and produce it itself. >> reporter: an indian company cipla said it can deliver 1 million doses in a matter of weeks. the cdc has not ruled out generics and said there's no need yet. some ask why wait? >> the best course of action would take is to be very pro active and try to begin the early steps of the process now. >> reporter: so far now, america remains d
. a short time ago law makers took that a step father. lisa myers joins us with telling us what is congress doing. they are trying to move up the deadline, correct? >> reporter: absolutely, wendy. you may remember when the credit card rules were first passed last may, congress voted to give the banks until next february to comply with the new law. well, as everyone with a credit card knows they used much of this window to raise rates significantly across the board. well, today the house said we've had it. we are going to put these reforms in place immediately or at least as soon as the president signs this bill. >> a lot of people have already had their rates go up as these credit card companies started rushing to make money now between now and the deadline. is there any way they can reverse that? >> reporter: i would love to tell you that this is going to roll back rate increases folks consider unfair, but it won't. it is of no assistance to people who already had their rates increase. all this bill would do is basically put in reforms that would prevent those kind of retro active rate inc
investigative correspondent lisa myers. >> reporter: sharon terrace, who has advocated for people with credit card problems, didn't think it would happen to her. but in the last year citibank hiked her credit card interest rate three times. from 7% to 15%, then to 26%, and now to 30%. >> they want my business because they want to rip me off. and there isn't much that i can do about it. >> reporter: she admits she had a late payment but says the increase hurts a lot because she owes $10,000 on her card. when she called citi to protest, she was told the rate hike was a business decision. the bank needs to make money. >> i wanted to scream at the woman and say, well, you didn't make good business decisions before. we had to bail you out, and now you're making us pay you again. >> reporter: credit card reforms approved in may would outlaw this kind of retroactive rate increase on money consumers have already spent. but congress gave banks until next february to comply with the new rules, and banks have used that time to significantly raise rates. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: today the hous
pantry. lisa stark has more on the controversial additive bpa and what it means. >> reporter: consume's union put 19 products under the microscope. they found a wide range of result. little or no in juice bock boxes or infant formula. and what they considered high levels in green beans of the vegetable soup. >> the bpa is in the food itself. we don't think consumers should be exposed to levels causing harm in the animal studies. >> reporter: it is used in lining of tin cans and plastic such as baby bottles. some studies show it is linked to diabetes. consumer concern has topped baby manufacturer of bottles to dump it. >> i'm wondering if i should buy the food for our kid. it is our kids we are talking about. >> reporter: some manufacturers are pushing back saying the chemical is the best around for food preservation and they insist there are studies that show the levels found in foods are safe. >> reporter: the chemical industry is counter acting the findings. >> reporter: consumer union admits what they consider unsafe is 20,000 below standards . >>> nice day then the clouds rolled i
, authorities want to know just what caused this tragedy that is shaking a campus and a community. lisa fletcher has the latest from dickinson, north dakota. >> i'm kyrstin's father age today is probably the worst day of my life. >> reporter: the outpouring of grief rivaled only by the outpouring of support as this small campus bands together reacting to the shocking news, the tragic deaths of three college softball players. kyrstin gemar, afton williamson and ashley neufeld. >> they were really close. >> ashley loved this school and this was her family away from home. >> reporter: the three best friends went missing over the weekend. the only clue, a frantic distress call to a friend that abruptly cut out. police say the chilling call came from their sinking jeep. they were trapped inside. the friend called 911. police immediately put out a bulletin. >> please be on the lookout for a white 1997 jeep cherokee with california plates. the streak has possibly three female occupants. please check areas around water, dam, lakes and rivers. >> reporter: after nearly two days of massive searches police
investigative correspondent lisa myers has more on this story. hi, lisa. >> good morning, matt. this is all being driven by public outrage toward bailed-out banks, which in recent months have doubled credit card intestates for millions of americans. what congress is moving to do now would merely prevent further increases on most balances. it will not undo what has already happened. for months now, consumers have been outraged by unwelcomed credit card notices. ed niska just got the word that bailed-out citibank is doubling his rate to 30%. >> it does anger me, because here i am, a citizen, and i helped bail them out. >> reporter: hank parker just got his second interest rate increase this year from citi on the $3,500 he owes. >> i'm getting whacked for 30% on an interest rate? i just -- it just knocked me over. >> reporter: linda and jay gallagher had downsized so they could pay all their bills after their consulting business was hit hard by the economy. then, chase doubled the interest rate on their $5,000 credit card bill to 15%. >> it was an injustic it was a great injustice to us, who w
will be wearing during the competition, lisa baird is chief marketing officer for the united states olympic committee. lisa, good morning. >> good morning, al. how are you? >> all right. and we have got people chanting "go, usa." we love this. what are the trends we'll be looking at this winter? >> well, we're going to be looking at a classic american palette, red, white and blue. the nike outfits are stressing performance. they've got to perform really under any condition. >> let's get started. this is the medal stand look. we hope to see this a lot in february. and showing off our look, short track speed kaser j.r. cheleski and gretchen bleiler. good to see you again. tell us about this look. it's fantastic. >> for the men, the hat, it's all about warmth, it's all about coort. >> are you warm? >> very warm. surprisingly. >> and wh gretchen, you've got a cat with a slightlyifferent cut. it's about being sporty and also looking great. >> will this hat stay on when you're snowboarding? >> only on the podium, al. there you go. >> only on the podium. >> and what about these tops here? >> these
all of the 19 name brand products studied and the consumer group says that could be dangerous. lisa stark has more. >> reporter: "consumer reports" says the results of its bpa tests offer a snapshot of what consumers will find in the grocery store. and they say it is not a pretty picture. >> "consumer" cannot tell how much bpa may have gotten into the food in any canned food item that they pick up, and the story here is, you don't know. and you can't know. >> reporter: bpa is a chemical that has long beensed from everything in baby bottles to the lining of canned goods. some studies have linked bpa exposure to reproductive problems and increased risk of cancer and diabetes. consumers union found the highest levels of bpa in canned goods. del monte green beans and progresso vegetable soup. >> one serving for a small child of those green beans would actually cause that child to ingest a dose close to the level that already causes harm in animal studies. >> reporter: the tests even found the chemical in vital choice canned tuna, marketed as bpa-free. the company says it is dismayed and
and call center, both out of commission. so customers could not arrange for pickup. >> reporter: lisa joins me from metro. first of all, what happened? >> we had a computer thatailed this morning. it was a computer that dealt with the communications functions, several critical functions that we use to communicate with the customers, such as the next bus system. a few of those have come back online. the website came back online at about 8:30, and the customer call centers for metro access and the full system came back closer to 10:00. the nt bus system is still not functioning. some people have to use credit cards to add fare to the cards, and the maximum of only $20 right now. we are getting systems back online and throughout the morning, and we hope to see where we are by rush hour. >> was there ever any kind of an issue with security not knowing where your trains were and that sort of thing. >> the communications with the trains were never an issue at all. we had difficulty moving the bus operators, and by 10:00 that was resolved. the trains, the buses and the power transit service have b
st. lisa myers reports. >> reporter: for months now, consumers have been outraged by unwelcome credit card notices. bailed-out citibank is doubling this man's rates to 30%. >> it does anger me because here i am a citizen and i helped bail them out. >> reporter: hank parker got his second rate increase this year from citi on the $3,500 he owes. >> i'm getting whacked with 30% on an interest rate? it just knocked me over. >> reporter: linda and jay downsized to pay all their bills after their consulting business was hit hard on the economy. chase doubled the interest rate on their $5,000 credit card bill to 15%. >> it was an injustice. it was a great injustice to us who worked so hard and we weren't missing any payments. >> reporter: the law signed by the president in may would prevent credit card companies doing exactly what was done to these three consumers, raising rates on existing balances, money consumers already spent. congress agreed to give the banks until next february to comply. >> the banks asked for additional time to upgrade their systems, but they used this time instead t
screaming in your ear. lisa, pennsylvania. >> caller: nice to talk to you. >> what is your question. >> caller: i hope your twins enjoyed their first halloween. my comment on this whole situation, why would you go to a neighbor? i would pick up the phone, call 911 and -- >> excellent point. what about it, doctor? >> it's dishing. think there are serious questions about these parent. like you've said, the fact that it would be asleep from 3:00 a.m. until 11:00 doesn't make sense. >>> everyone, let's stop and remember. jason dunham. lost his life at a naval hospital, parents by his side. awarded the medal of honor. gave his life saving fellow marines from a navy attack. loved sports, the yankees, dreamed of being a state trooper. leaves behind parents debra and dan. jason dunham, american hero. >>> thank you for being with us. see you tomorrow night. until then, good night, friend. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> coming up, does she miss him on the ratings? jon and kate and the divorce that just won't go away. >>> also, how to go from child star to met addict to moll in thre
of sense. that doesn't make sense. >> it's hard to sleep through a baby screaming in your ear. lisa, pennsylvania. >> caller: nice to talk to you. >> what is your question? >> caller: i hope your twins enjoyed their first halloween. my comment on this whole situation, why would you go to a neighbor? i would pick up the phone, call 911 and -- >> excellent point. what about it, doctor? >> it's disturbing. i think there are serious questions about these parents. like you've said, the fact that they would be asleep from 3:00 a.m. until 11:00 doesn't make sense. >>> everyone, let's stop and i would pick up the phone, call 911 and -- >> excellent point. what about it, doctor? >> it's disturbing. i think there are serious questions about these parents. like you've said, the fact that they would be asleep from 3:00 a.m. until 11:00 doesn't make sense. >>> everyone, let's stop and remember. jason dunham. lost his life at a naval hospital, parents by his side. awarded the medal of honor. gave his life saving fellow marines from a navy attack. loved sports, the yankees, dreamed of being a stat
, girl. >> on the other side we have got lisa bloom lighting up the fireworks. the worst? paris hilton for taking too long to refute reports that her boyfriend doug choked her. the picture was snapped on hallowe'en night. that was saturday. and ended up on the cover of monday's "new york post." next time if it is not true shoot down that story immediately. i mean, you certainly took to twitter pretty quickly after last night's date with doug so accept our award. >> what is that cliche about no such thing as bad publicity. >> when you're paris hilton. exactly. thank you. beautifully done. everybody check out lisa bloom on cbs. and starr jone boss: ah! thank goodness you're back. gecko: what's going on, sir? boss: we're slammed. tons of people interested in all the money they could be saving by switching to geico...
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